Phil began work in the financial industry in 1993 at PricewaterhouseCoopers working in the Corporate Finance division. In 1999, Phil joined JBWere (now part of Goldman Sachs) as an associate analyst covering the Australian retail and food sectors, moving into the lead analyst role in 2004 where he has been consistently top rated in investor surveys such as Starmine and Peter Lee / Greenwich. In 2007, Phil was promoted to the Head of Consumer (Australia) in the Global Investment Research team, a position he held until 2015. Phil was named a Managing Director of Goldman Sachs in 2011.
Phil completed a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Accounting and Finance) from the University of Adelaide in 1993. Phil is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, and sits on the Corporate Advisory Committee for Chartered Accountants in Business (SA). Phil also holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia (now FINSIA).
Phil joined Evans & Partners in 2015 as a Senior Research Analyst.